Admiration vs Adoring - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between admiration and adoring
is that admiration
is wonder mingled with approbation or delight; an emotion excited by a person or thing possessed of wonderful or high excellence; as, admiration of a beautiful woman, of a landscape, of virtue while adoring
As a verb adoring is
As an adjective adoring is
showing adoration or admiration.
Wonder mingled with approbation or delight; an emotion excited by a person or thing possessed of wonderful or high excellence; as, admiration of a beautiful woman, of a landscape, of virtue.
(obsolete) Wonder or questioning, without any particular positive or negative attitude to the subject.
* Lear: Your name, faire Gentlewoman?
Gonerill: This admiration Sir, is much o'th' savour
Of other your new prankes.'' — , I.ii.
(obsolete) Cause of admiration; something to excite wonder, or pleased surprise.
- Now, good Lafeu, bring in the admiration .
* 1847 , Matthew Henry, James Hamilton, Daily communion with God
- We must keep up a constant worship of God in our families, and in our closets; we must be frequent in holy adorings and admirings of God.